Important Notification GRCCT
Many of our members have recently received communications from a commercial company called GRCCT. They are promoting themselves as a national regulatory body for complementary therapies.
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The Acupuncture Foundation Professional Association (AFPA) is the longest established Independent professional register of acupuncturists and practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Ireland.
The AFPA was established in 1987 and is responsible for the regulation and maintenance of a Register of Acupuncturists who work within the guidelines set out in 2006 by the Department of Health and Children.
Our members are graduates from many Colleges in Ireland and abroad and all are bound by a Code of Ethics and Practice which is strictly enforced by the AFPA.
The AFPA is recognised by the following health insurance providers:
Other health insurance schemes also cover treatments by AFPA members, these include ESB and Garda Medical Scheme among others.